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Indivisible Baton Rouge hosts town hall meeting on proposed EBR tax renewals

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Indivisible Baton Rouge will host a town hall meeting for the three East Baton Rouge Parish School tax renewal proposals that will be on the ballot this weekend.

The town hall will be held at 6 p.m. on April 25 at the Eden Park Branch Library, located at 5131 Greenwell Springs Road in Baton Rouge.

RELATED: EBR Parish Schools Superintendent explains three tax renewals on upcoming ballot

Officials will the group Indivisible 225 said in a statement that the purpose of the town hall is to “inform the public of the contents and consequences of propositions 1, 2, and 3 and also to speak to the concerns and misinformation surrounding the propositions by answering questions presented by the public.”

A panel of speakers will be at the event and will feature Tania Nyman, an advocate for community schools, Belinda Davis, the founder of One Community One School District, and Kirk Green, a local Baton Rouge teacher. The panel may also include representatives from the East Baton Rouge School System.

Indivisible Baton Rouge is the local chapter of the national Indivisible movement.

In a statement, the group said its mission is “to promote progressive grassroots movements throughout the parish in order to create a more responsive, just, and effective government.”

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